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IMPACT 2022-23 – Elevating Futures

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Because of donors like you, the Colorado Mountain College Foundation was able to provide CMC with over $6.5 million in total revenue in the 2022-23 scal year. This includesgifting over $1.3 million in scholarship support to nearly 800 students.Talk about IMPACT for students... THANK YOU!

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1Dear Friends,The 2022-23 academic year ushered in a more “back to normal” way of life on our campuses and with it, all the energy that change brings. We are pleased to share many of those changes in the pages that follow – everything from new student housing and successful capital campaigns to robust community engagement, new bachelor’s degrees and most importantly, countless student success stories. This report serves as a reection of our collective journey this past year. We hope you enjoy reading about the IMPACT that your support has on the college and our students.The past year was punctuated with numerous highlights, including fully stepping into our role as a Dual Mission institution and hosting the fourth annual National Dual Mission Summit at our Spring Valley campus in November 2022. CMC is part of a diverse group of colleges and universities nationwide that operates as Dual Mission – intentionally offering a blend of liberal arts programs and hands-on career skills training, ranging from bachelor’s and associate degrees to specialized certicates and lifelong learning for our mountain communities.We invested deeply in workforce development infrastructure, including $45 million to build new student apartments on four of our campuses, adding 190 new beds for students who are also working in our communities where a scarcity of affordable housing has reached a crisis point. The completion of three new high-delity nursing simulation labs through the Rural Nursing Success Campaign allows us to double the number of nurses we can train each year and extends experiential learning for our emergency and wilderness rst responders as well.In June we adopted our newest strategic plan for the college, “Mountain Futures,” and rmly outlined our values through four core commitments: EQUITY, CARE, INNOVATION, AND INTEGRITY. It is with this lens that we renew our dedication to our students, alumni, employees, volunteers, donors, and community.Thank you for being a part of the Colorado Mountain College family. Thanks to you and your generous support, the CMC Foundation had the best fundraising year in the history of the college! Together, we are building a brighter future for our students, our mountain regions – and beyond.In Partnership,Carrie Besnette HauserCMC President & CEOKristin Heath ColonCMC Vice President for Advancement & Foundation CEOPeg PortschellerCMC Board of Trustees Board PresidentNorm BacheldorCMC Foundation Board ChairLETTER FROM LEADERSHIP

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2CMC PARTNERS WITH THE ARCHAEOLOGIC CONVERVANCY TO HONOR NATIVE LANDIn 1974, Colorado Mountain College purchased the 35-acre Shields Pueblo Preserve near Cortez to serve as an archeological dig site for faculty and students. After careful consideration regarding the signicance of the site, and acknowledging its indigenous heritage, college leaders and CMC’s Board of Trustees made the decision that the land should be permanently preserved by a national, nonprot organization that specializes in caring for priceless cultural sites. At a dedication on the site in June, the college ofcially transferred the land to The Archeological Conservancy in a ceremony that began with a spiritual blessing by Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Leader Mark Wing. Joining Mark and CMC President Carrie Besnette Hauser were representatives from The Archaeological Conservancy, the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, the Bureau of Land Management, and others.APARTMENT-STYLE STUDENT HOUSING OPENS AT FOUR CMC CAMPUSESOnyx Degataga, who is getting a Bachelor of Science in Ecosystem Science & Stewardship, has had quite a journey to get where she is today. Originally from Florida, Onyx headed west to Colorado, living in different areas of the state and in all kinds of housing situations. Her future started taking shape when she enrolled in classes at CMC in the Vail Valley, then in Leadville, and most recently, in Glenwood Springs at the Spring Valley campus. After two years of living in Spring Valley’s Residence Hall, Onyx was ready for something different. Like so many others looking for rental housing in the Rocky Mountain region, she was having a difcult time nding any vacancies, much less within her budget. Fortunately for Onyx and so many other students, in 2022-23, Colorado Mountain College invested $45 million to construct affordable apartment-style housing at four CMC campuses – at Spring Valley, Steamboat Springs, Vail Valley at Edwards, and Breckenridge. Through this initiative, 190 new beds became available at below-market rates to help address the housing shortfall in our mountain communities. Says Onyx, “CMC is providing housing and giving students a lot of benets in doing so.”

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3NATIONAL DUAL MISSION SUMMIT HOSTED AT CMC SPRING VALLEYThanks to the Lumina Foundation and other generous sponsors, CMC hosted the National Dual Mission Summit at the Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs campus in November 2022. The summit brought together Colorado Governor Jared Polis, former US Department of Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell, and over 150 national education leaders and Dual Mission college employees and students. The gathering focused on Dual Mission colleges like CMC, which uniquely blend liberal arts programs with practical career skills education through a combination of bachelor’s and associate degrees and specialized certicates.Despite their vital role in higher education, Dual Mission institutions often don’t t neatly into traditional classication systems. Nonetheless, an estimated 400 colleges and universities either qualify or operate as Dual Mission, as Colorado Mountain College does, providing valuable educational opportunities. COLORADO AUTHOR FEATURED AS SPRING 2023 COMMON READER BOOKThe college’s Common Reader program, which celebrated its 16th year during the 2022-23 academic year, encourages students, faculty, staff, and community members to read a selected book together and to participate in talks with the author. The Spring 2023 Common Reader was the national bestselling novel, “Woman of Light”/”Mujer de Luz” by Kali Fajardo-Anstine, a Colorado native and National Book Award nalist. The book was chosen to acknowledge CMC’s designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution and was offered to students and the public in both English and Spanish. Set in the 1930s in Denver and southern Colorado, Kali’s ctionalized historical epic traces ve generations of a Chicano/Chicana family. It follows the story’s heroine Luz Lopez as she traces her family’s history in this multigenerational Western saga.Kali participated in free, dual-language “Meet-the-Author” book readings and conversations in Leadville, Breckenridge, Glenwood Springs, the Vail Valley, and via Zoom. COLLEGE WIDE

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4CHAMPIONS FOR CMC: ALEX FERREIRA AND COLLEEN DELIA US Freeski Team member Alex Ferreira promised his grandfather that he would complete college while pursuing his Olympic dreams as a halfpipe skier. Alex found access to both in his hometown backyard, attending classes at the CMC Aspen campus while working around his training schedule and his budget, saying in 2019: “I think this [tuition plan] is really phenomenal. I’m glad to be at CMC. I’m just grateful.”Alex won a silver medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and won gold at the 2019 and 2020 X Games. True to his promise, in August 2021, Alex received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from CMC.“It wasn’t easy for Alex to pursue his dream of being a professional skier and a college education, but he never gave up,” says his mother, Colleen Delia, a track and eld athletic champion in her own right. Colleen began talking up CMC to everyone she knew because of Alex’s experience and what she was hearing from friends whose kids were having similar high-quality experiences in CMC’s top-rated nursing program and other degree and certicate programs. Colleen took her desire to advocate for CMC a step further in 2023 by joining the CMC Foundation Board of Directors. “I love telling people about all the great programs and classes CMC has to offer. I’m proud all the way around.”ENCOURAGING BONDS THROUGH DIVERSE COMMUNITY CLASSES CMC Carbondale offers a wide array of community classes that reect the interests of this artistic and eclectic town. A myriad of offerings – from lm studies to swing dance and many more – bring neighbors together to learn, create, and bond over similar interests, all while building local relationships. The campus also offers credit classes for locals to work toward a degree or certicate and local concurrent enrollment courses allow high school students to earn college credit, certicates of prociency, and degrees. STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: DAVID AVILA“The CMC Foundation scholarships I’ve received provided me with tuition, textbooks, and classes. I would like to thank the CMC Foundation for helping me nish college debt-free.” “I am now set to graduate with my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Fall 2023. It is a special kindness and gift for you to support students nancially. Thank you.” – David Avila, CMC Aspen student and scholarship recipient, and a member of a CMC study abroad trip to Rwanda.

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5ASPEN & CARBONDALE SEWING ENTREPRENEURS LEARN ABOUT UPCYCLING GOODS The Aspen campus’s new Soft Goods Manufacturing Certicate provides instruction in the latest innovations for the outdoor retail industry. Top-name brands are moving toward the sale of upcycled clothing, which is the process of taking old garments and materials and transforming them into new, fashionable, and wearable items because it has both a positive impact on the environment and their prot margins. CMC students learn tangible lessons in the development of outdoor clothing, including design concepts, sewing, recycling, and repairing second-hand goods. The program also focuses on over-arching, action sports business practices, and entrepreneurship skills. The program has been met with enthusiasm by the nation’s top outdoor brand companies who are committed to environmental stewardship and look forward to partnering with CMC. FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: TOM BUESCH Tom Buesch, a legendary Colorado Mountain College professor at the Aspen campus since 1991, has been a longtime donor to the CMC Foundation. Tom taught classes in philosophy, literature, history, and lm appreciation, just to list a few. His teaching style, his offbeat sense of humor, and his unique way of weaving stories into his lectures made him a favorite educator of both credit and continuing education learners. In May 2023, Tom conducted his nal class, his “Last Lesson,” where nearly 100 former students, faculty, and staff came together to listen to Tom reminisce about his career at CMC and hear from attendees about the impact he has had on them. To honor Tom’s lifelong passion for education, the CMC Foundation is creating the Tom Buesch Scholarship with support from community members.

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6FREE LANGUAGE CLASSES IN SESSION FOR SUMMIT COUNTY’S HOSPITALITY WORKFORCEColorado Mountain College Breckenridge launched free English as a second language classes for local employees in the hospitality industry, thanks to support from Breckenridge Grand Vacations, the Summit Foundation, Breckenridge Restaurant Association, the Hughes Family, and Breckenridge Ski Resort. Courses are offered in the morning and the afternoon, allowing learners of all backgrounds both the exibility and the opportunity to increase their English language skills. The industry-specic curriculum focuses on helping individuals develop communication tools that are critical in the hospitality eld, resulting in increased condence for employees and increased productivity for employers.MENTORS HELP MOUNTAIN SCHOLARS THRIVE AT CMC BRECKENRIDGE AND DILLON A decade ago, Summit County residents Don Dankner and Susan Propper founded the precursor to Mountain Scholars to provide mentoring support for local CMC students. Understanding the potential of this program, Don and Susan were committed to making it even more impactful.Today, Don and Susan are now a driving force of 40 Summit County volunteers who work alongside CMC staff members at the Breckenridge and Dillon campus through the Mountain Scholars program. This program operates in partnership with The Summit Foundation, the Summit School District, and other community groups and supporters.Mountain Scholars empowers motivated rst-generation students in their journey to complete a postsecondary certication up to a bachelor’s degree. The program provides nancial and academic support through college along with extensive one-on-one mentoring, college navigation, and other support services such as career planning, interview preparedness, and academic coaching. Mountain Scholars has an impressive 86% postsecondary completion rate.

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7BRECKENRIDGE & DILLONCMC BRECKENRIDGE OPENS NURSING SIMULATION & OUTDOOR SKILLS LABCMC Breckenridge is home to a new 7,761-square-foot Nursing Simulation & Outdoor Skills Lab that nished in time for the start of the Fall 2023 semester. This high-delity simulation lab allows nursing students to complete half of their required 760 clinical hours right on campus and helps expand the number of nursing students the program can enroll. Adjacent to the nursing facility, students enrolled in emergency medical and wilderness responder programs are now able to perfect their skills utilizing a 15-foot rappelling wall and a drive-up ambulance bay. The new high-delity lab is the third completed during the past three years, joining those at the Steamboat Springs and Spring Valley campuses, thanks to generous support from donors. The new labs are part of CMC’s commitment to double the number of nursing graduates the college produces to address the growing need for trained health care providers throughout Colorado’s central mountains.STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: LAURA SKAGGS“Like many, I went to college at 18. Despite graduating with a bachelor’s degree, I had no passion or direction for a career. After my father’s sudden passing, I questioned my purpose and rekindled my passion for helping others. I changed careers to health care, specically nursing, but worried about paying for another degree. Colorado Mountain College provided affordable tuition and nancial resources, allowing me to complete nursing prerequisites and my degree without debt. CMC’s smaller class sizes and hands-on learning offered a more personalized experience with professors who cared about my success and prepared me for over 600 hours of practical experience. Thanks to CMC, I have a solid foundation for my nursing career in Summit County.” - Laura Skaggs, Breckenridge nursing student and CMC Foundation scholarship recipient of the Gross-man Scholarship, Rocky Mountain Health Travel Stipend, and the Michelle Balcomb Endowed Scholarship.

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8EMBARKING ON HIGHER LEARNING THROUGH IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES Leadville’s Summer Co-Action program hosted 27 high school students who were also concurrently enrolled at CMC for an immersive two-week program that combined classroom learning, hands-on experience, team-building activities, and social events – all of which gave students a taste of real college life. Participants chose between either a Colorado history or heavy equipment operations program. Having earned college credits through this program, many of the high school students will continue their education at the Leadville campus after graduation.CMC STUDENT HELPS POWER FUNGI SUSTAINABILITYPACT Outdoors, a Crested Butte company, uses non-invasive fungi to eliminate soil contaminants. The PACT system employs these eco-friendly fungi to break down waste and paper in the backcountry. CMC student Shelby Seitzinger, who’s majoring in Ecosystem Science & Stewardship interned at PACT to help with their research. Shelby’s work helped to maintain clean and pleasant natural spaces, while safeguarding wildlife, soil, waterways, and people from harmful pathogens.ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: JENELLE STEFANIC “Through the solid foundation of my education at CMC, I was able to nd the career of my dreams. CMC provided top-notch educators who challenged me in a supportive environment and inspired me to be a life-long learner. The small class sizes allowed for camaraderie, in-depth and hands-on technical learning, and one-on-one time with professors both in the eld and the classroom. My experience at CMC was truly enriching academically, and the memories and friendships with students and staff remain with me to this day.” - Jenelle Stefanic, Class of 1997, Associate of Applied Science degree, Environmental Technology. In July 2023, Jenelle received the Department of the Interior’s Meritorious Service Award recognizing her outstanding contributions to water quality in the Arkansas River basin and her leadership at the Eastern Colorado Area Ofce’s Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Water Treatment Plant.

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9LEADVILLECMC LEADVILLE HOSTS ‘BUEN AMBIENTE’ As part of CMC’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Leadville campus hosted its rst “Buen Ambiente” event in Fall 2022, and a second time in 2023. This community-focused event created for Lake County’s Spanish-language residents is an immersive day-long gathering, conducted exclusively in Spanish. Buen Ambiente aims to demystify the path to higher education and illuminate avenues for nancial support through scholarships and grants, regardless of immigration status.The event featured parents, students, and alumni who candidly shared their personal narratives, illuminating the pivotal role of CMC in honing skills, nurturing dreams, and equipping all students for the future. Participant anecdotes and guidance resonated deeply with attendees, reinforcing the value of academic pursuits.DONOR SPOTLIGHT: BARBARA FILDES OF THE QUINTON-FILDES-MCMANAMY FAMILY FUND“It t that my late son Sean McManamy chose to attend Colorado Mountain College in Leadville: the altitude and snowpack were just right for him. After just one semester, it became clear that the academics were just right for him too. He thrived at CMC, learning mountaineering ethics from accomplished alpinists along with technical skills, weather, history, and geography. These lessons stayed with him during his career as a Denali guide and a backcountry ski/snowboard guide in Alaska, Canada, and Chile. We donate in Sean’s honor so that other young people who are dedicated to living and working outdoors can have access to state-of-the-art education at CMC Leadville.” - Barbara Fildes, in memory of her son, CMC alumnus Sean McManamyThe late Sean McManamy, CMC alumnus

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10ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: DIANA AVILA “I am so grateful for the Clough Fellowship support,” says Diana. “I was able to complete my nursing education with zero debt while staying in my home community. My advice to today’s students is to appreciate what we have right here with CMC. The quality of my education rivals that of any other institution.”- Diana Avila, is a rst-generation student and Clough Fellow who graduated in 2018 with a certicate of prociency in Nurse Aide. She followed up with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 2023. With her new BSN, Diana went right to work in the post-anesthesia care unit at Rie’s local hospital, Grand River Health. CMC RIFLE’S AUTOMOTIVE PROGRAM ACCELERATES WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING With demand at a high level for trained auto mechanics throughout Colorado’s mountain towns, the automotive program at CMC Rie held its rst session during Spring 2023 with six concurrent enrollment high school students. Located at the Gareld RE-2 district bus barn, the coursework offers hands-on training and a certication as a skilled mechanic.Kevin Gomez earned two certications in the program and is now working at a dealership in the Roaring Fork Valley. His training allowed him to begin his career at a higher pay grade in an occupation that he says, “will always be needed. It was important to me that I worked in a eld that I am passionate about. The automotive program at CMC took me from someone who liked tinkering with cars to a mechanic with the base skills that garages and dealerships are looking for.”Supporting this rapid growth industry are generous donations from industry giants like Snap-On Tools, and contributions from private benefactors, including the Clough Family Foundation.

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11RIFLEFOSTERING LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT THROUGH BILINGUAL FAMILY FRIDAYS Thanks to a partnership with the Gareld County 4H Club and the Colorado State University Extension ofce, the Rie campus hosted free bilingual Family Fridays throughout the Spring 2023 semester. Facilitated by both English- and Spanish-speaking instructors, children participated in fun STEM-focused experiments and activities. Parents must remain on the premises and are encouraged to participate as well. “Our targets are the parents,” says program coordinator Fabiola Trejo de la Rosa. “They’re the ones who are at home and might not have the language skills that their children are getting in school. We try to engage both groups to learn English together through fun, science-based activities.” Thanks to the response, the Rie campus has plans to continue this popular program.CLOUGH FELLOWS CLASS OF 2023 CELEBRATE SWEET 16 In May 2023, the Clough Fellows class marked the 16th anniversary of this endowed scholarship. Late Rie resident Genevieve Clough established the scholarship program in 2007 with initial gifts of $3 million, beneting graduates from Coal Ridge, Rie, and Grand Valley high schools. Those gifts allowed Clough Fellows to attend CMC or any other public college or university in the country. Upon her passing in 2010, Genevieve’s estate contributed an additional $4 million to the CMC Foundation for students to attend Colorado Mountain College, with additional funding given to the Western Colorado Community Foundation for students going elsewhere. Since then, more than 700 western Gareld County students have earned college certicates and degrees, with little or no debt, and been given “a chance to succeed” as Genevieve put it. Many of them have returned to the Rie community and now work as teachers, nurses, small business owners, and more.

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12SPRING VALLEY & GLENWOOD SPRINGS CMC GLENWOOD SPRINGS PROVIDES EDUCATION FOR ALL AGESWhether you are a 3-to-5-year-old attending school at the Children’s Mini College; a high school student earning college credits by taking concurrent program classes; an adult learner wanting to access English as a second language or High School Equivalency prep classes; or are a lifelong learner wishing to explore new passions – CMC’s Glenwood Springs campus has a place for you. And, of course, degree seekers can access in-person or remote classes at the Glenwood Center for any number of certicate, associate, or bachelor’s degree programs. Smart technology-equipped meeting spaces cater to private and nonprot organizations at a nominal fee. CMC Glenwood Springs opens its doors to students of all ages and expands learning opportunities across the spectrum.STAFF SPOTLIGHT: HEATHER EXBY At the conclusion of the 2023 Spring semester, Heather Exby, CMC Vice President and Spring Valley and Glenwood Springs Campus Dean, retired after devoting a total of 16 years at the college. Under Heather’s guidance, the Spring Valley campus achieved remarkable advancements including the establishment or refurbishment of ve buildings, a network of mountain bike trails, and a 22-acre solar array facility, and most importantly, countless graduates. “I’ve been so fortunate to build a team that has grown and stepped up to every single opportunity that has been laid before them,” Heather says. “I really care about the people I’ve worked with and about creating a learning environment for our students that is as personal and accepting as possible.”Heather’s retirement was short-lived, as she has already been called back into duty supporting a number of strategic projects for the college on a part-time basis. Our thanks to Heather, who in addition to inspiring students and staff alike, has also been a monthly donor to the CMC Foundation’s employee giving Team Fund campaign throughout her tenure at the college.

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13SPRING VALLEY & GLENWOOD SPRINGS REMEMBERING DAVID ALLEN’S LEGACY OF RESILIENCE AND INSPIRATIONDavid Allen’s journey began at CMC Spring Valley in 1986 after surviving a life-altering accident. Despite immense challenges, he earned his Associate of Arts degree in 1991. Sadly, David passed away in 1995 due to complications from his injury. Beyond academics, David’s spirit left an enduring impact on peers, inspiring them to overcome hurdles and appreciate life’s beauty. In 2006, David’s mother Joan honored her son by creating a ropes course at CMC’s Spring Valley campus. For 15 years, the course thrived as a campus gem but due to weather damage, it needed structural updates by 2021. With a donation from David’s father, Paul, the course reopened in July 2023 with the addition of adaptive elements to allow disabled users the enjoyment of soaring using the course’s zip line and other features, further honoring David’s legacy.ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: EMIGDIO “POLLO” RAMIREZ After attending a college in Denver originally, Pollo wanted to return to the valley. He started working at the Aspen Animal Shelter and immediately felt a connection with the animals. “Growing up, I would often visit my grandparents in Mexico, and I loved playing with the animals on their small farm,” he recounts. “I also felt sorry for the many stray dogs in the village that were hungry. I would sneak tacos to them in the alley and it felt so good to see the gratitude in their eyes. I got great support at Spring Valley to nish my degree. I want more kids to know about CMC and the great education you can get right here in our valley,” he says. - Emigdio “Pollo” Ramirez, a Basalt High School graduate, completed his Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2023. With the help of the Dr. Armen Saraan Memorial Scholarship, Pollo was the rst in his family to earn a college degree.

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14STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: BILL RILL “This scholarship has not only lightened my nancial burden but has also reafrmed my belief in the power of education to transform lives. With the foundation’s support, I’ve been able to fully engage in my studies for my bachelor’s in Human Services, pursue my passions, and take meaningful steps toward my future goals. CMC and the foundation have provided me not only with an education but with a sense of community and opportunity, for which I am incredibly grateful.” – Bill Rill, Recipient of the Chaffee/Salida Campus Faculty & Staff Endowed ScholarshipTRIUMPHS AND TRANSFORMATIONS AT SALIDA’S SUMMER OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE A dozen high school students completed CMC Salida’s Summer Outdoor Leadership Institute in June 2023. Throughout the rigorous, nine-day program, students persevered through numerous challenges while hiking with heavy packs, completing a wilderness rst aid and CPR certication course, and spending two days on the Arkansas River, receiving swift-water rescue training. Student Tayla Young says, “This experience opened my eyes to the great outdoors and gave me deep appreciation for this environment where I live for which I had never really previously connected.”DONOR SPOTLIGHT: JOAV KOHN“The ability to increase educational and economic opportunities for residents of our mountain towns and communities is why I have chosen to support Colorado Mountain College,” Salida resident Joav Kohn told his new CMC Foundation Board colleagues when welcomed to the board in May 2023. At the Salida board meeting, Joav and other foundation board members had the chance to learn more about the science and health care related courses being offered in Salida, including the chance to view the Anatomage Table, a 3D anatomy virtual dissection table. Joav has supported the campus’s new programs by helping to remodel the science lab and purchase new high-delity simulation mannikins for use by the EMT, EMS, Nurse Aide, and Paramedic students.

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15SALIDAPIONEERING GRADUATES FROM SALIDA’S CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PROGRAM Nina Haas, Amy Adams, and Elena Dziura are the rst students to graduate with both their high school diplomas at Salida High School and their associate degrees from CMC. They achieved this through CMC Salida’s concurrent enrollment program, which allows students to earn college credits while still in high school. Nina earned two associate degrees and graduated from high school in just three years. “CMC helped me get the classes I needed,” she says. “Plus, I saved a lot of money.” Amy was able to earn college credits in courses relevant to her interests. With her associate degree in hand after her high school graduation, Amy transferred her credits to Southern Utah University where she is a double major in Spanish and Elementary Education. Elena is a competitive alpine ski racer who earned an Associate of Science degree. Though Salida is her hometown, Elena earned her degree even when she moved to Steamboat Springs to train. “[Concurrent enrollment] allowed me to maintain a more exible schedule,” she says. Elena’s plans are to major in biology and eventually attend medical school. INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OFFERS COLLABORATION BETWEEN STUDENTS AND BUSINESSES With 57 students collaborating alongside 101 businesses, the internship program at the Salida campus has given high school students an opportunity to gain real-life experiences while they simultaneously pursue college credits and their high school diplomas. “The intern program opened doors for me and helped create a career plan for me after my high school graduation,” says junior Makiah Parris. “It gave me a sense of direction.”The program also held two Career Days, uniting junior and senior students with 70 local business experts. These events included resume critiques, simulated interviews, and expert panels. Internship Coordinator Fred Maxwell says, “We are super proud of the energy going into this program. We’ve had much success.”

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16PARTNERING TO EXPAND SKI AREA OPERATIONSFourteen rst-year lift mechanics from 10 different Alterra Mountain Company ski areas participated in an innovative four-week training program in June 2023 at the Steamboat Ski Area. Not only did the students help Steamboat’s lift crew dismantle the 1972 Priest Creek chairlift, but they were part of a new CMC fast-track program that provides the rst level of certication in lift mechanical systems, which typically takes at least a year on the job. When Alterra approached the college earlier in 2023, CMC quickly launched a more robust, in-person curriculum. The college is also working with the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Ofce to kickstart the lift maintenance program as part of the state ofce’s mission to develop a stronger and more diverse workforce in the outdoor recreation industry.UNVEILING THE NEW STUDENT ACCESS CENTER AT STEAMBOAT SPRINGS Steamboat Springs students have a new space to meet, relax, and study in a welcoming environment. The Student Access Center, located in Bristol Hall, has staff coordinators on hand to provide information on every aspect of college life, from tutoring and testing to support for rst-generation, low-income, and disabled students. The center is also the new home of the Campus Cupboard, which provides free food and toiletries for students who are experiencing food insecurity. Thanks to support from the Craig-Scheckman Family Foundation, students are better prepared physically and emotionally for the challenges of academic life.STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: LATONYA “JOI” HEAGGENS “As a Steamboat Springs student, I’ve been the recipient of an amazing scholarship, which has granted me the opportunity to focus more on my academic goals. In my off time, I commit to stocking and shopping for the Campus Cupboard. Providing foods that are easily accessible can provide students with a sense of security and reassurance. Developing this safe and comforting space gives students access to resources without worries of payment. I am very grateful for all the resources this school has provided over the years. Thank you for the scholarships, grants, and donations that have been applicable toward my degree.” - LaTonya (Joi) Heaggans is a rst-generation college student and part of the TRIO program at Steamboat Springs. She is also a four-year recipient of the Steamboat Group/Angela Brumley Scholarship. Joi is currently a senior, studying for a bachelor’s in Sustainability Studies.

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17STEAMBOAT SPRINGSSTEPHAN W. KACZYNSKI MEMORIAL ENDOWMENTS - A LASTING LEGACY SUPPORTING STEAMBOAT STUDENTS AND FACULTYStephan Walter Kaczynski was pursuing his dream of obtaining his bachelor’s degree in Resort Management at CMC Steamboat Springs when he passed away on January 15, 2022. Stephan, a Dean’s List member, lived life to the fullest and thoroughly embraced life in Steamboat and at CMC.Stephan had a passion for the outdoors and a generosity of spirit. In Stephan’s memory, his parents, Walter and Cindy Kaczynski, and their daughter Donna, established three endowments, bearing Stephan’s name. Two endowments will fund scholarships for Nursing and Resort Management students in perpetuity. The third, for which nal details are still in process, is aimed at providing funding to attract and retain faculty members for the Nursing program in Steamboat Springs.“It is bittersweet of course, but this funding will help many others achieve their dreams of success and keep Stephan’s memory and legacy alive,” says Terry Hunter, CMC Steamboat Springs professor of Resort Management, who had the honor of teaching Stephan. “Stephan was a good guy, a good student, and someone we should all admire and respect in his outlook and efforts to enjoy what was sadly an all too brief, but well-lived life.” “Stephan’s lifelong dream was to live and work in the Colorado Rockies,” the Kaczynskis wrote in a statement. “We are humbled and grateful for the opportunity to give back in a meaningful way to the community that embraced him so warmly.”DONOR SPOTLIGHT: BOB AND ANDREA FORSTER Bob and Andrea Forster’s commitment to education inspired them to create the Forster Endowed Scholarship for Sustainability in 2022. Their vision is a beacon of hope for students striving for careers in the elds of Sustainability, Ecosystem Science & Stewardship, and Environmental Science.Beyond their academic support, Bob and Andrea are also extending a helping hand to students embarking on the transformative Rivers of Life study-abroad trip, poised to set off for Chile in December 2023. The Stephen Forster Memorial Scholarship for this Chile program was established by the Forsters, in memory of their son who was an accomplished river guide with close ties to the region.

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18REMEMBERING STEVE FORSTER: A LIFE OF IMPACT As his second career, Steve Forster worked as a professional tutor at CMC Vail Valley at Edwards’s Learning Lab and with the TRIO and Upward Bound programs. In 2022, Steve was honored as the CMC Vail Valley Part-Time Employee of the Year, just one award in a lifetime of signicant achievements. He left an indelible mark on the lives of countless students, in addition to many others, throughout CMC during his tenure at the college. Steve’s sudden death left friends and colleagues bereft, but Steve died as he lived, embracing life to the fullest and pursuing adven-ture. Following his passing, loved ones came together to start the Steve Forster Memorial Scholarship to benet a degree-seeking student who epitomizes the scholars Steve worked with – one with a passion for learning and the drive to overcome obstacles. CMC FOUNDATION’S ARTSHARE IN ACTIONThe CMC Foundation’s ArtShare program has connected students and CMC’s mountain region with a diverse array of art, literature, music, and culture for nearly three decades. For the Vail Valley, ArtShare has become a way to welcome artists and art lovers of all ages and abilities to campus. In 2022-23, the campus featured the Language of Art Show by Family Learning Center preschoolers, the Battle Mountain High School AP Studio Art Show, and, for the last decade, the Vail Valley Fine Art Show. “We’ve been really intentional about fostering and cultivating an arts community on this campus,” says Andrew Pranger, former president of the Vail Valley Art Guild and the current Campus Coordinator of Enrollment and Community Services. “Anytime we can collaborate to bring artistic experiences to our students and the community as a whole, it’s a win for everyone.” STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: GAJA WILSON“CMC Foundation donors made my dreams come true. I always wanted to be a nurse, but when it came to nding a nursing degree that I could afford, it felt impossible. Finding that I could have nancial support through CMC Foundation scholarships gave me the ability to work toward my life goal of being a nurse. I have always been interested in the dermatology eld. I am currently working locally as a clinical assistant. After school, I plan to work there as a nurse. I enjoy caring for the people of the valley that I call home.” - Gaja Wilson is a nursing student and the recipient of the Guardian Scholarship, the Kelton Family Foundation Scholarship, and the Grossman Family Scholarship for Nursing

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19VAIL VALLEY AT EDWARDSVAIL VALLEY AT EDWARDS VOTED ‘BEST PLACE TO WORK 2023’ Each year, the Vail Valley Partnership recognizes exceptional businesses and organizations in Eagle County. In May, prior award recipients named CMC’s Vail Valley at Edwards the “Best Place to Work” - an honor that exemplies the collaborative and supportive nature of the campus, in addition to the many educational programs it offers. The recognition also recognized the campus’s commitment to wellness and well-being by offering free yoga, scheduling regular campus hikes, organizing skiing and snowshoeing mornings, supplying communal “townie” bikes for personnel use in the summer, and providing the college’s exceptional benets, including a healthy lifestyle stipend to all employees.When accepting the award, Dr. Marc Brennan, CMC Vice President and Vail Valley Dean, said, “While CMC’s benets and perks are outstanding, this award reects the real reason I get up and go to work every day; it’s the people. And I’m so grateful to be part of this awesome team that provides support to the students we serve.”GROWING FOR GOODThree years ago, the Vail Valley team began looking for a partner to oversee and manage CMC’s large community garden space and, quite literally, bring it to life. The campus discovered New Roots, which has a mission to promote a local, sustainable food system in Eagle County through outreach, education, and partnership, tting perfectly with the vision CMC had for the garden space. “Through CMC, we now have a place where we teach classes, meet local gardeners, and provide food at no cost to local families through the Community Market,” says Lanny Ellis, New Root’s executive director. “When gardeners sign up for a plot, they are asked to donate any excess fruits or vegetables directly to the Community Market pantry on campus or to the main market located across the street. The produce is always the rst to disappear off the shelves because it’s the freshest, healthiest and quite literally the most local produce in the area.”

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20NEW INNOVATIVE DUAL MISSION PROGRAMS IMPACT STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIESAs tangible examples of CMC’s emphasis on Dual Mission educational opportunities, in 2022-23, Colorado Mountain College created several academic programs that lead to relevant careers. Understanding the mental health challenges facing our population today, CMC created a new bachelor’s in Human Services as well as new associate degrees and certicates for Addiction Studies, Behavioral Health, and Social Work to support this growing and critical need for professionals in these elds. The new bachelor’s in Ecosystem Science & Stewardship prepares students to address pressing environmental challenges in the Rocky Mountain region. With a focus on conserving and sustainably managing ecosystems, graduates pursue fullling careers as ecologists, foresters, and wildlife biologists. The program integrates scientic perspectives, hands-on experience, and engagement with stakeholders to address complexities in biodiversity conservation and human well-being. To address the ever-evolving world of multimedia, the new Bachelor of Applied Science in Integrated Media is part of the suite of degrees and certicates within the Isaacson School of Communication, Arts & Media. This new bachelor’s degree focuses on developing well-rounded media practitioners who can bring digital media production, social media marketing and content creation together in a cohesive communication and marketing strategy, providing well-rounded marketing employees to businesses all across the region.

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21JOIN YOUR FELLOW CMC ALUMNIThe CMC Foundation Alumni Association is a way to connect with CMC graduates and students, receive invitations to events, and stay informed about college activities. Those who join the free CMC Alumni Association at receive an alumni welcome packet. Contact Alumni Association Coordinator Leslie Gamez at for additional information about alumni opportunities, resources, and upcoming events.We host a CMC Day at the Rockies and Alumni Ski Day each year, sponsored by Alpine Bank, bringing together CMC alumni, students, employees, friends, and family. Stay in touch so you can join us next year!Scan Here to Register For the free CMC Alumni Association! ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

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22Meghan ScallenTerry and Dan SmithNatanee and Matt Spencer La Verne (Bubbles) StarbuckJenelle StefanicKelly StevensEllen and Doug Stewart IIIHjalmar SundinPatty and Robin TheobaldChristina and Brian TinkerMarkee TravisBarbara Tuchlinsky Rosamond Perry TurnbullConnie and Jon WarnickDiane and Lester WellsAlexandra YajkoJoyce and Joe YobJ. Robert YoungPenny MackeyJoan and Peter MartinezMonica Martinez-RamirezLisa MattisNancy and Donald McCorkle Michael Anthony Wadyko Jana and Dan MontgomeryLaurie and Thomas Mullen Calvin “Jitter” and Patricia Wolff NolenLisa and David PeaseSharon and Robert PenningtonBetsy RappJoe Reining Shirley and Richard HuntKen and Martha RobinsonGino and Donna Rossetti David Allen Jacqueline AllenHelen and Seth AndersenAnonymous (11)Elvin Ray Arrance Michelle Balcomb Estate Blanche “Christy” HillMary BoydPaul D. Bushong Jr.Connie and James Calaway Genevieve CloughJeremy Deem Doris DewtonChristopher P. Dionigi and Jane Ann Mallon Wesley DuranKris Elice Arthur E. Anderson Nancy Smith EstateMarge and Jerry GavendaRobert GiangrandiDAVENPORT LEGACY SOCIETYThe Davenport Legacy Society – named in honor of Dr. Joe Davenport, Colorado Mountain College’s rst president – recognizes those alumni and friends who have made future provisions for the CMC Foundation in their estate plans, in any form or amount.If you would like to make a lasting impact on CMC, its students, and communities, there are several gift arrangements to choose from. Whether you would like to put your donation to work today or benet Colorado Mountain College after your lifetime, you can nd a charitable plan that lets you provide for your family and support the causes you care about. THANKS TO OUR DAVENPORT LEGACY SOCIETY MEMBERS FOR THE HONOR OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP (THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023) ( ESTATE GIFT REALIZED)April and Ryan GiesekeFrances Ginsburg and Robert OlsonHolly and Rich GlasierOlivia F. GoldsworthyElizabeth GremillionJessica and Pete GuarneroTheresa HadsockPatricia Harding Walker and Starnes WalkerCindy Anne HarmanNoel HarrisValerie Harris Carrie Besnette HauserJayne and Ed HillGail and Michael HuntLinda and Peter JeschofnigHeidi and Artur KunzekNicholas LarkinsLisa LarueMarjorie Schreiber Lear Hurley Estate22

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23In Memoriam: John Fielder Colorado Mountain College remembers and pays tribute to its long-time friend, nature photographer, and backcountry adventurer, John Fielder. We are grateful that John gave his time and talents to CMC, sharing his spectacular images with our college community, guest lecturing to our professional photography students, serving as a member of the President’s Advisory Council, and as a commencement speaker, and more. He was especially proud of his honorary degree in Sustainability Studies from CMC and was a committed donor to the CMC Foundation. One of the college’s great champions, John once said that “CMC epitomizes everything I stand for. Colorado’s economy and ecology are inextricably connected. CMC enhances both by connecting people to careers unique to Colorado.” John reminded us through his life’s work to be stewards of our precious resources and the magnicent landscapes that surround us. Stop by CMC’s Morgridge Commons conference space in downtown Glenwood Springs to gaze at some of his life-sized photographs on permanent display. John, thank you for the legacy you left through your photographs and your commitment to earth’s natural resources, as well as to Colorado Mountain College.In Memoriam: Ann Korologos Ann Korologos, a prominent member of the Colorado Mountain College President’s Advisory Council and a dedicated CMC Foundation supporter, passed away on January 30, 2023. Ann had deep ties to the Roaring Fork Valley and was Chair Emeritus at the Aspen Institute and Anderson Ranch, as well as the owner of the Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt.Nationally, Ann served as the US Secretary of Labor under President Ronald Reagan, serving as an early advocate for afrmative-action policies. She also held roles as the Under Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and Chairman of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism. In the corporate world, she was a trailblazer, breaking glass ceilings on boards like Kellogg Company, American Airlines, Microsoft, Fannie Mae, Michael Kors, and Host Hotels & Resorts.Ann’s legacy at Colorado Mountain College is one of mentorship and advocacy for accessible education. She was a mentor and dear friend to President Carrie Besnette Hauser believing strongly in educating the workforce for economic vitality. Ann adored Colorado Mountain College and its mission. We adored her in return. 23

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24State of Colorado Department of Education The Summit Foundation Patty and Robin TheobaldUCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation Vail Valley Cares Thrifty ShopsCOLLEGIATE PEAKS $14,000 - $24,999 AnonymousSue and Howard CarverColorado Department of Human Services Kirsten Fink-Cantele and Giorgio CanteleRocky Mountain Health Foundation Rotary Club of Summit County Hjalmar SundinMAROON BELLS $10,000 - $13,999Alpine Bank - FriscoAnonymousCasner Family Foundation Doe Browning and Jack HunnCatriona and Michael BurnsDentaQuestRuth and Ted EdmondsFirstBank - Silverthorne Holly and Rich GlasierGrand River Hospital District Sandy Jackson John McDonough Heidi Palmer Barbara and Nicholas PayneCarrie Walton Penner and Greg Penner Carol H. and Kevin W. Sharer Education FoundationSummit Medical Center Health Foundation BoardTemple Hoyne Buell Foundation Vail Resorts EpicPromiseMT. ELBERT $5,000 - $9,999Alpine Bank, Steamboat Springs Bonnie and Dave AskelandBenevitySally Brands and John SavageCity of AspenClough Family FoundationJim ColomboColorado Grand, IncSusan Propper and Donald Dankner Donna Duhadway Everett and Doris Bernardo Family Foundation Gareld County Board of County Commissioners Stephanie and Matt Gianneschi Carrie Besnette Hauser and Jeff HauserSandra Henry Mary Caroline and Tod Hunt Cathy and Walter IsaacsonJayn and Jerry Karl Kelton Family FoundationPRESIDENTIAL PEAKS $25,000 and aboveAllen Family Charitable Foundation Alpine Bank Glenwood SpringsAspen Valley Hospital Blanche C. Hill FoundationBoettcher Foundation Borgen Family FoundationPaul D. Bushong Jr.Colorado Health FoundationCraig-Scheckman Family FoundationLinda and Marc CrawfordDaniels FundDelta Dental of Colorado FoundationAndrea and Robert ForsterFriends of the Aspen Animal Shelter Jessica and John FullertonGates Family Foundation Marge and Jerry GavendaGoogle LLC Tides Foundation Susie and Rick GrossmanMichelle HubbardCynthia and Walter KaczynskiMorgridge Family FoundationMy Future Pathways FoundationHunt Family TrustRocky Mountain Health PlansWendy and Eric Schmidt Segal Family FoundationSteve and Trish Shapiro Family FoundationThe 14’er Society The 14’er Society, a moniker given in honor of the twenty-two 14,000-foot-peaks located in CMC’s service area, celebrates the generosity of CMC’s alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends at varying levels of support. The CMC Foundation places the utmost importance on the accuracy of this listing. We sincerely regret any omissions or errors and welcome your feedback.Donor RollThis 2022-2023 report represents gifts made between July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023. Represents ve or more consecutive years of givingON BEHALF OF CMC’S NEARLY 15,000 STUDENTS, THE CMC FOUNDATION SENDS ITS DEEPEST THANKS AND APPRECIATION TO ALL CONTRIBUTORS.24

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25Life Time FitnessLucky Day Animal Rescue of ColoradoTeresa TarantinoAnne and Steve MeyerMoniker Foundation Jeanne and Dale MosierNina and Matthew Quigley Roy A. Hunt FoundationSossi and Norman SaraanStephen SmithUS Bank Foundation Connie and Jon WarnickMT. MASSIVE $2,500 - $4,99910th Mountain Division Hut AssociationMarianne and John AckermanAlpine Bank - CarbondaleAnthologyPhillips M. Armstrong, Jr.Aspen Elks Lodge #224 Breckenridge Grand Vacations Virginia BrowningRonald CarlsonTimothy J. CaseyColorado Restaurant Association, BreckenridgeCommunity Banks of Colorado Nikken Cullman Lisa McLain and James DavenportEducation Foundation of Eagle CountyBarbara Strauss and Paul FinkelBeth and David Gaboury Frances Ginsburg and Robert OlsonDeborah Hage Josie and Rollie Heath Barbara Kessler and Dick SobleJoav KohnLord of the Mountains Lutheran ChurchJoan and Peter MartinezSteven T. McCauley Laurie and Thomas MullenObermeyer Wood Investment Counsel, LLLPRA Nelson, LLC Kathryn Regjo Jette and Rick Schuh Deborah Shaner Karen Silverman Slifer Smith & Frampton Foundation Summit County GovernmentMarc SwansonVail Valley Art GuildWendy and Jon WadeNancy and Bud WilliamsYampa Valley BankJoyce and Joe YobCAPITAL PEAK $1,000 - $2,499Karen and Enis Alldredge Nancy and Norman BacheldorAnn and Robert Ball Kathy and Carter BargerChristie BarnesMargaret Bass Berglund Linda and Frank BesnetteBill and Karen Musolf Charitable FundBNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund Kathy and Bjorn Erik BorgenLaurie and Kirk Bouzarelous Mary BoydMarkey and Jerry ButlerAnn Becher Smead and Michael ByramCampbell Family Foundation, Inc. Ed CarlsonRichard Cavicchi Katherine and Mark CesarkLuella Chavez D’Angelo and Terry D’AngeloPatricia and Emil Cima Kelly and James Cleaver Club Rotario Roaring ForkKathy Cole Kristin Heath Colon Bobbi CoxDeborah CrookDonna and Lee DaleColleen Delia Janie Enright Heather ExbyCookie and Jim FlaumKatrina and Kent FredricksonMegan GalbreathElaine GersonJayne and Bob GilsonMatthew GoodsteinSTUDENT SPOTLIGHT: EMMA ANDERSON“In 2022, I took my rst outdoor education class with CMC and was instantly hooked. From backpacking to canyoneering and river rafting, my passion for the outdoors grew. Despite being halfway through my bachelor’s degree in Leadership and Management, I had not found a career path. But through CMC’s outdoor courses, I realized my hobby could become a career. CMC goes beyond traditional education, providing top instructors and teaching safety, techniques, and Leave No Trace principles. This program gives me the condence and knowledge to pursue my outdoor recreation career.” – Emma Anderson, Breckenridge student and CMC Foundation scholarship recipient of the Rotary Club of the Summit County Scholarship and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.25

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26Tracy and Donald StrohThe Marr Family FundLouise and George ThorntonNiki and John TurnerVail Rotary ClubVFW Post 10721 MinturnWells Fargo BankWest Vail Liquor Mart
Western Eagle Valley Rotary ClubAlexandra YajkoHOLY CROSS $500 - $999Christy and Pete AmmonPhillip AnielskiSue Anschutz-Rodgers
Susy and Gary BaumBonnie BogueJoan and Henry Bornstein
Thomas Buesch
City Market Community  Rewards
Claire and Kevin ClarkeColorado RockiesColorado Women FlyshersJulie and Lawrence CopeErica and Mike Cordaro
Sharon Andersen and  Alex De La GarzaMandie Dovey
Tinker Duclo
Regina Lutz and      Charlie EckstromBarbara FretzLorraine GillBarbara and John GoldJanet GoldbergSteven HalvorsenKarla HardestyKay and Robert HartzellBarbara Reid and David HymanJess KimKimberly Langmaid
Amy and Shane LarsonRob LeVine
Dori and Robert LibsonCarol and Daniel LingenfelterGary Martinez
Michael Anthony    Wadyko Estate
Joyce and Allyn Mosher
Devin and James Neff
Sean Nesbitt
Sharon and Robert PenningtonAmy PoppiePeg PortschellerRaymond James InvestmentBanking
Joe Reining
Donna and Bruce SchmeiserYanjie and Pemba SherpaDouglas SilverHoward SmithCharles Svoboda
Janis and Rodrick Taylor
Christina and Brian TinkerPam Vanatta
Jennifer and Bart VictorSherry and Mike Grillot
Ursula GrossGuardian Scholars, IncMargaret and Michael Hackworthy
Carrie and Roger HennefeldJill and David Hughes
Robert Jankovskyv
Rebecca  Arrington  Jones    and Richard JonesHyunja and Jeffrey KennerKaren and Robert KernDan KurtanichWilliam LaBahnSue and Joe LakeMonica and Chris Latkiewicz
Ann and William LieffHeather LindhMonica Martinez-Ramirez
Merilee MaupinSusan Mizen and Jeff Troeger
Donna and Bere NeasMargaret Nelson and DavidKrischer
Maria and Marian Oleksy
PEO Sisterhood Int’l    Chapter FU-COJennifer and Michael PotterPSQ Enterprises, IncTwila and Jon RedekerGino RossettiDanielle and Trey SheltonSarah SmithSteamboat Springs YoungProfessionals Network26ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: KARLY ROBINSONKarly Robinson received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administrationat Rie’s commencement on May 5, 2023 after earning an Associate ofScience degree from CMC in 2020. Robinson continued her educationwhen classes moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.“I know a lot of people didn’t adapt well to that, but I seemed to catch on,”she says. “Especially with a baby and work, it t my schedule.”Jenny Boone, assistant dean of student affairs at CMC Rie, callsRobinson’s persistence “remarkable due to navigating course offeringsin the midst of COVID-19 challenges, getting married, having a baby andcompleting internships.” Karly was a Clough Fellows scholarship recipientthrough the CMC Foundation.

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27 Theodore LongKristine MacalusoJackie and Ken Marchetti Benita MartinezSharon MerchantNolene and Todd MetzgerBarbara and Eddie MozenRebecca MusselmanElizabeth Poulos Andrew Pyrc Stephen Rozanski Beez Schell Diana and Matt ScherrRob Simpson Natanee and Matt SpencerSteven StewartGina Thompson Sandra and Thomas Thwing Laura Van Deusen and Robert Von AchenKatherine WalkerAmanda WardDonna Miller Ward andR. Thomas WardKristena WyattFRIENDS OF CMC $249 and underAnonymous (23)Jamie AbbottMarianne Ackerman Sharon Aguiar and Scott PorterJessica AldersonRyan AllenBecki and Wally AndersRae AndersonAspen Snowmass Sotheby’sJames Austin Allen BacherJason Badgley Jen BarchersBrian BarkerRhoda BarrErika BarthCynthia BellLorrayne BellJennifer BesserStephanie Beste and Bernie RomeroBetter World BooksSusan Bevington Chris Alleman and Joshua BlanchardJennifer BoggsJennifer BooneKatherine BooneBennett Bramson Julia BrazellJennifer and Benjamin BrennanTracy BrewerChristine Burke and Mike GrossLauren A BurnettPatti and Dan BurnettBenjamin ButlerEvelyn CaldwellKim CanadayJamie Carbone Carol CarlsonKimberly CarmitchelKallie CarpenterJames CarrOlivia Carriero Brooke Carson Andrea CarusoEileen CarylRoseanne and Wayne CassidyTina ChenaultPat and Ken Chlouber Carrie ClickMarty ClineKolina CoeAnthony CognettiWill ComerfordBarbara ConroyJason CordovaDebra Crawford Arensman and Russ ArensmanAbigail Crew Linda CrockettGloria CuevaPeggy Curry Mikayla CurtisJennifer CutrightHolly and John DavenportSusan and Richard de CampoAnne and David DelaplaneEmily DellesGina and Peter WallerDebbie Welle-Powell and Robert PowellSharon Bogue YoungPYRAMID PEAK $250 - $499A-Peak, Inc.Anonymous (3)Sandi and Larry AgnebergDavid ArmstrongThomas ArthurTaryn BarretteCaroline Tremblay Bradford and Jim Bradford Marc BrennanWendy and Paul BurkeBen Cairns Richard CampbellLisa and Rob Cantor Dee and Robert Cartelli Karleen and Thomas Clark Karen and Tom CochranChristine CookSusan CordaroSuzanne and Jim Davis Elizabeth Diamond and Peter MorelliTom EdwardsLouise Edwards Nicole FazandeJohn FielderLeslie GamezGeorge GarroCass and Barry GassmanRosemary and Peter GebhardtLori and Scott HampelAnn and Anthony HarrisJared Harvey Sue and Bob HessJan and Robert Hubbell Judith and Nick Huston Stephanie and Ken KeisterJoanna Kerwin Jean KramlichMeg and David LassMarjorie LearSandra Lettunich27

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28Paloma Gethzemani Hammond Leslee HampelJulie Hampel PinkertonMelissa Hampton and Dave Lambeth Julie HansonKimberly and Steve HardingCindy HarmanMonia Haselhorst Paula Hauswirth-CummingsWendy HayesCarol Hendry David HickelKevin Hillmer-PegramDwenna HoldenRobinette HoppinEmily Horcasitas Edith HornikKatie and Philip HorsmanEmily HutchinsLisa IsomLianne JacksonLaura JacobMelinda JamesJohn Janco Sean and Greg Jeung Evelyn and Stanley JohnLaura JohnsonJohn JonesRobert KasperKarla KerekesAimee KimmeyScott KimmeyMark KittleBrenda and Kurt KnollAmy KrauseJohn KrissJohn Krueger Jamie Kruis Heidi KunzekMelrose and Robert KuusinenBarbara LaffertyElaine and Raymond LangstaffMaria LargaespadaNicholas Larkins Brooke Larson Geoff LautzenhiserSusanne LavinKathleen LawValerie LawtonAri LewisBarbara LewisBonnie and Taylor LiebmannLaura Lieff Patti LindquistJan LoveladyEmily Lutke Chris MacDonaldAlisha Maes Carrie and Cooper Mallozzi Michelle and Brian MaloneyZen MamaDebbie Marquez Marlene and Lloyd Manown Paula Stepp and Frank MartinPaula MattisonLiane MattsonMonika Mayer Leona Mayo Paul McCuddenJennifer and Brian McGillJackie McKenneyDonna and Michael McKibbin Sharon and Brit McLinCarl MeineckeCynthia MeisterJonathan MendozaMelissa MetzgerJennifer Mewes Andrew Mikita Elizabeth MillerAnne Moll Christina and Eric MontemayorNancy MontfordBradford MooreYerania Moreno Chandler MorehardtLaurie MorocoKeaton MorrisonWendy and Willie MoseleyMountain Tap BreweryShannon MuenchowLinda MulkaJohn MuneldAthena MurrayKaren and William DennisKathy and William DesPortesEileen DiamondDebra Dieter Kathy and Peter DiltzPatricia and Ross DixonLisa and Richard DoakDiane DoolittlePatricia DorseyAllie Dovey Debra and Larry Dutmer Rebecca and Daniel EdmistonCarol and Bill Efting Laura EggerPeggy and Peter EggersMary EmmerichLinda and Jim EnglishWhitney EricksonVicki and Mike Esposito Tina EvansPaul Everitt Adrian FielderBarbara and Anthony FlitcraftChris FloydSarah FowlerStuart FoxJohn Frank Debra FroehlichFroman Insurance AgencyLinda FroningAlicia GarciaPatrick GillilandLindsey DanielsLisa and Michael GirardotMelinda GladitschTerry Glasenapp Jeanne GolayStacia GonduskyDana Gonzales Lisa and Richard GonzalesAlysse GopalakrishnanJayme Goscha Kathi Gray Jessica and Pete Guarnero Leslie GumbrechtElizabeth Hammer Pat Hammon28

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29Joan RootDeborah RoseKathie RudasicsJessica RussellJaimie SchaufRainer SchindlerScott SchlegelRebecca SchmidtBernhard SchragScott SchreinerBrittney SealeDara SeidlOliver SempleJonathan ShawRyan Shepherd Steven Sherman-Boemker Ming ShiaoLaura J. ShrinerJune Silva Yesenia Silva EstradaSteve SkadronAmy SmallwoodKaty and Sasho SorliOswaldo SosaAmy SternKelly StevensKelly StevensNathan StewartStephanie Stocking Jaime and Brian StoessThe Stone FamilyBenjamin SuddendorfBob Swanson Jane SzucsSteven SzymanskiElia TankersleyJodi and David Terranova Richard ThomasNephi ThompsonRobin and Tim ThompsonMaryellen ThorenAmy TomaselloNatalie and Nathan TorresMichael TrujilloThomas Tunner Debbie and Harold TyberJill UrisSharon UsherSarah VaineKathryn Van IderstineVirginia Belle Van’t HoffLois VeltusNidia Villalobos-Rodriguez Marianne VirgiliJane VogelKristen Wachowiak Andrea WalkerRobert WangDuane WardEvan WeatherbieAdele WernerCarla and Al WestermanVictor Wetterberg Tracy White and Ken Headrick Tim WidmerKevin WilliamsMark WillisEvan Witt Angela and Barry WurtsmithYampa Valley Community Foundation Joanne YantzValinda and Steve YarberryJean and Robert YoungquistJean Naumann David NegreteNils NelsonShari NeurothVirginia Nicolai Mary Ann and Perry NingerLeslie NissenCarly Nixon Jonathan NorlingAlastair Northway Debbie NovakLuana OlsonMarie OrlinJunior Ortega MoraBethany OstrowskiMargaret and John PalmerTraci PatrickJudy Patton Gina PedrickCrystal Perez-MariscalPatti PetersAnne and Richard PetersenNancy PetersonAmy and Kelly PhillipsLaura Pless Kristie Poll Justin Pollack Jesse PorterRebecca PotterSandra Puc Donna PulkrabekElizabeth QualmanSuzann Resnick Sandi and Jimmy RickertShawn RiosMarla Roll Stacey and Chris Romer29FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: JILL BOYLE“I am a nurse, and my passion is helping others. I give to the CMC Foundation because I know that my donation will impact the success of students and will allow them to achieve their dreams. Any donation to the foundation ensures that today’s students and future generations of students can access high quality education and training.” – Jill Boyle, CMC Breckenridge nursing faculty.

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30TRIBUTESIn memory of David AllenAllen Family Charitable Foundation In memory of Kathryn AndersonKathryn RegjoIn honor of Liz ArmstrongNatanee and Matt SpencerIn memory of Chip BartschWest Vail Liquor MartIn memory of Lucy BogueBonnie BogueSharon Bogue YoungIn memory of Adam Palmer, Seth Bossung & Andy JessenKimberly LangmaidDiana and Matt Scherr In memory of Linda CarlsonEd CarlsonIn honor of Bobbi CoxMaryellen ThorenIn honor of Evelyn & Richard BoggsJohn McDonoughIn memory of Don DeaneBob SwansonIn memory of Dana DunbarYanjie and Pemba SherpaIn memory of Doris Dewton and Richard GretzKaren and Robert KernMichelle and Brian MaloneyJoanna KerwinErica and Mike CordaroJoan and Henry BornsteinKaren and William DennisSusan CordaroIn memory of Terry and Floyd EatoughMandie DoveyIn memory of Ray EnrightJanie EnrightIn Memory of Arlene Montag, Robert Hickey, Sid SpainWestern Eagle Valley Rotary ClubIn memory of Barbara Newman FazandeNicole and Stewart FazandeIn memory of Maureen NuckolsCarla and Al WestermanIn memory of Bob FranksDan KurtanichIn honor of Helen and Roy FreseLisa and Richard DoakAnonymousGIFTS IN KINDAdvanced Auto & Truck RepairBig R LeadvilleGregory CordaroMichael FainFishpond USAJayme GoschaDavid HavensSteve HawkinsWarren KosterMountain Beverage CompanyCarroll MultzOn RunningAllison StewartGretchen StichThe Orvis Company, Inc.CMC TEAM FUND Colorado Mountain College attracts the nation’s nest faculty and staff and is one of the region’s largest employers. Dedicated to doing everything possible to help our students succeed, it’s no surprise to nd that our employees are also some of our most loyal donors. Team Fund, CMC's employee giving campaign with matching gift support from Alpine Bank, consistently nds that half of CMC employees choose to be annual donors to the CMC Foundation. The 2022 Team Fund campaign raised more than $100,000 from CMC employees! 30

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31In memory of Fred Hampel (cont.)Shannon MuenchowLaura JohnsonEvelyn CaldwellEmily HorcasitasLiane MattsonTina ChenaultSharon UsherPaula MattisonIn memory of Wayne LangstaffElaine and Raymond Langstaff In memory of Jody LaschanzkyHeidi KunzekIn memory of Debi Martinez-BrunYesenia Silva EstradaBenita MartinezIn memory of Matthew MartinezYampa Valley Community FoundationWendy and Paul BurkeJoan and Peter MartinezIn memory of Tyler MooreLeslie NissenNancy MontfordCarol HendryMelissa MetzgerIn honor of Evan Weatherbie and Mary PeplinSandi and Jimmy RickertIn memory of Jason PenningtonSharon and Robert PenningtonIn memory of Zeke PierceMichael TrujilloVail Rotary ClubNikken CullmanIn memory of Ivone Munoz and Jack RealVirginia NicolaiIn memory of Leonard Steele RhynusKatherine and Mark CesarkIn memory of Kirsten Gauthier NewburyJean KramlichMarie OrlinJennifer BooneGloria CuevaDiana and Matt ScherrIn memory of Freda RoofWells Fargo BankIn memory of Anna and David RozenbergAlexandra YajkoIn memory of Thomas G. SchellBeez SchellIn memory of Betsy SchenckBob SwansonIn memory of Sandy SchmitzThe Stone FamilyIn honor of Kathie Duchen SmithSarah Smith In memory of William M. Swentzell IVJean and Robert YoungquistIn memory of Carol Barben TaylorJanis and Rodrick TaylorIn memory of Donald P. ThorenBobbi Cox In memory of Eulalio TorresGloria CuevaIn memory of George TollesNina and Matthew QuigleyIn memory of Gilbert TinkerChristina and Brian TinkerIn memory of Ethan Alexander TurnerNiki and John TurnerIn memory of Ellen QuigleyKaren and Robert KernIn memory of Madalyn Videtich Susan and Kyle WelchIn memory of Mike WadykoMichael Anthony Wadyko EstateTerry GlasenappIn memory of Karen WilliamsBarbara ConroyStacia GonduskyColorado Women FlyshersPatricia DorseyPatti PetersIn memory of Ryan Matthew WilliamsNancy and Bud WilliamsIn memory of Sherry Kae WyattAnonymousIn memory of Steve ForsterMing ShiaoSandi and Larry AgnebergJackie and Ken MarchettiKarla KerekesKatie and Philip HorsmanKristena WyattMikayla CurtisLaura LieffRichard CavicchiGloria CuevaMark WillisRainer SchindlerTraci PatrickDuane WardHoward SmithRichard CavicchiRoseanne and Wayne CassidyFroman Insurance AgencyJane VogelBecki and Wally AndersAlastair NorthwayTeresa TarantinoMelinda GladitschAnthony Cognetti In memory of Michael Robert GebhardtRosemary and Peter GebhardtIn honor of Russell and Neal GeorgeSally Brands and John SavageIn memory of Trent GoschaJayme GoschaIn memory of Fred HampelRebecca PotterRobert WangRyan AllenMary Ann and Perry NingerKathie RudasicsSusan Mizen and Jeff TroegerLeslee HampelJodi and David TerranovaJan LoveladyMountain Tap BreweryLori and Scott HampelPeggy and Peter EggersAdele WernerTwila and Jon Redeker31

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32BOARD OF TRUSTEESPeg Portscheller, Chair, West Gareld CountyMarkey Butler, Pitkin CountyBob Hartzell, Lake and Chaffee CountiesBob Kuusinen, Routt County Chris Romer, Eagle CountyPatricia Theobold, Summit CountyMarianne Virgili, East Gareld CountyDave Armstrong, Salida Liaison (non-voting)PRESIDENT’S ADVISORY COUNCILBruce Allbright Enis Alldredge Jr. Amy Margerum Berg Sue Birch Katherine “Kathy” Sharp Borgen Paul D. Bushong Jr. Connie Calaway Terrance D. Carroll Edward J. Casias Pat Chlouber Charles Cunniffe Glenn Davis Greg Felt Russell “Russ” George Scott Gilbert Mark C. Gould Bob Hartzell Walter Isaacson Cristal Logan Tyler Moebius Gregory Moore Carrie Morgridge Cheryl Niro Gino Rossetti David Roth Carole Segal Ann Smead Marian Smith Patricia Theobald Jon Warnick, Chair Erik Weihenmayer Debbie Welle-Powell Dr. Carrie Besnette HauserJames C. Calaway, Chairman Emeritus And Founder (Posthumous)John Fielder (Posthumous) Ann Korologos (Posthumous)The Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees was selected as one of just ve higher education governing boards nationwide to receive the 2023 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership. Established in 1992 by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, the Nason Award is presented to boards that demonstrate exceptional leadership and initiative. The Trustees received this prestigious recognition for their steadfast and creative commitment to address the needs of students, including signicant investment in affordable housing, expanded funding for academic programming and technology for high-demand elds, and critical public policy changes that strengthen CMC’s nancial health and its support for underserved students.

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33EX-OFFICIOKristin Heath Colon, CMC Vice President for Advancement & Foundation CEOCarrie Besnette Hauser, CMC President & CEOMarianne Virgili, Trustee Co-LiaisonMerilee Maupin Former Foundation Board ChairPatricia Theobold, Trustee Co-LiaisonBere Neas, Former Foundation Board ChairJoe Yob, Former Foundation Board ChairFOUNDATION BOARDNorm Bacheldor, ChairKathy Barger Vice ChairRob LeVine, TreasurerSally Brands, SecretaryElaine Kelton, Immediate Past ChairEsgar AcostaPhillips (Phill) ArmstrongLuella Chavez D’AngeloColleen DeliaLib DiamondCraig Gooch (as of 10/23)Ursula GrossRoger HennefeldJoav KohnTrish ShapiroDoug Yeakel1 Of the $1,434,290 disbursed for student support/scholarships, a total of $238,167 was disbursed from endowed scholarships. Per the Cash & Investment Policy, funds invested long-term as endowment corpus or possibly net investment earnings thereon, the maximum allowable spending amount is 4.5% of the average fair market value for such funds calculated over a rolling twelve quarter period ended the December 31st immediately preceding the fiscal year end of June 30th. 2 Change in net assets of $4,063,707 is comprised of the following: $1,288,097 investment returns in current year due to market fluctuations. $1,018,250 capital pledges recorded in current fiscal year that will be passed through to the college in future fiscal years. $1,757,360 current fiscal year contributions reserved for future scholarship and other disbursements.EXPENSESREVENUESTOTAL$8,216,382 $4,152,6752$1,531,374Operations$1,365,395$1,490,406Capital Expansion & Improvements$621,541$1,384,367Academic Programs, Faculty Support and Cultural & Community Enrichment$731,449$2,522,138 Student Support $1,434,2901 $1,288,097 Investment Return on EndowmentsN/ACMC FOUNDATION FINANCIALS FY 2022-2023

Page 36 / 970.947.8378 / CMCFoundation@coloradomtn.eduTHANK YOU FORSUPPORTING OURVISION & MISSIONCOLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE'S VISION STATEMENTColorado Mountain College aspires to serve and elevate the economic, social,cultural, and environmental vitality of its beautiful Rocky Mountain region bywelcoming all learners through its doors, delivering highly relevant education andtraining, and serving as a trusted partner for strategic collaboration and innovation.COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FOUNDATION'S MISSION STATEMENTThe Colorado Mountain College Foundation builds sustainable community supportfor the needs and strategic priorities of Colorado Mountain College and its students.TO DONATE OR LEARN MORE PLEASE CONTACT:Kristin Heath ColonVice President for Advancement & Foundation / 970.947.8378802 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601